Author Archives: VioletTiramise

One Week BUTAOTOME 152: Yume no Hanashi (Touhou Meikasai 14 release) + Tiramisu Cowboy’s 5th anniversary party

Last weekend there was the usual MiniComp show, also known as Touhou no Uta. This time guests were Alstroemeria Records members, and Bad Apple singer nomico sang Soldi and Kyouen! You can (re)watch it here. Touhou Meikasai 14 releaseToday Ranko finally announced the small release that will be distributed this Sunday (August 9) at Meikasai in Nagoya! The title is… Read more »

Touhou Garakuta’s live reports – Flowering Night 2020 (BUTAOTOME part only)

The website Touhou Garakuta Soushi is posting a multi-part review of Flowering Night 2020 from last month. Here is a translation of the BUTAOTOME part! The original post is here. Do not repost this translation without permission.

One Week BUTAOTOME 151: (not so?) new Cannonball track, etc.

First of all, please send positive thoughts to my package with my copies of Shoujo Rengoku 5 and Touhou Nekokenban 20. Robin shipped it last week and I still didn’t get it. Touhou Cannonball updateThe summer season is here, and a new event has been added! This time is centered on EoSD characters making a summer festival. Of course, it… Read more »

Avex Portal interview [15/03/2017]

Original link This is an interview that was published around Furubokko’s release. It’s more light-hearted than the usual, as it was done in a dog café (so there are a lot of pics of the four Butamembers playing with dogs). There are some of the usual topics we’ve already heard in almost every interview (like the obligatory circle formation stuff… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 150: something for Meikasai, Touhou Cannonball news, Touhou no Uta special

The recap is one day later than the usual because reasons, next time it will be back on the usual Wednesday slot, no worries! Touhou Meikasai 14August 9 is Touhou Meikasai in Nagoya, and BUTAOTOME will have a booth there! On July 16, Ane published a cool artwork of Alice Margatroid and tweeted that a collab work from her and… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 149: the hard times of doujin during a pandemic, new Cannonball song, etc.

The other day was Occult Day, so Ane reposted most of her Sumireko arts. Comiket 99’s cancellation/postponementThe other day, the Comiket staff announced that the event planned for the end of the year has been canceled. There are plans to move the event on Golden Week 2021 (April/May), and further details will be announced this Fall. Japanese print shops make… Read more »

Sound Designer interview [December 2017]

An old interview with Comp from the magazines I bought specifically for BUTAOTOME articles. Now it has been finally translated! This has been challenging since some specific words are used and I know absolutely nothing about music-making, recording, and that kind of stuff. But it was fun to research them, and I hope it’s clear to read. Sound Designer was… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 148: post-Flowering Night update

Flowering Night 2020The live went smoothly! Here is the setlist: Gensou no Satellite Kyouen Soldi Machibito wa Kozu. Mayoigo no Mezame Haru no Yuki Kakoinaki yo wa Ichigo no Tsukikage Occultic Dreamer Mayoigo no Mezame is a song from Oriental Yumekikou that wasn’t played live since 2015 or so. It was brought back in honor of Paprika. During the talks… Read more »

Rolling Stone Japan interview [15/03/2017]

This interview was published on Rolling Stone Japan’s website around Furubokko’s release. It was sitting in my backlog for too much time, just like 95% of BUTAOTOME interviews. Now, here it is! Main topics are the usual formation stuff, how the major debut impacted the Pig and how things changed over the course of the years, some production stuff about… Read more »

One Week BUTAOTOME 147: Flowering Night is on Saturday, some website updates!

This is a very slow news period in the World of BUTAOTOME… Flowering Night 2020The live is on Saturday 4th at 8:30 AM CEST, and it will be livestreamed on Youtube and Nicovideo! (who still uses Nicovideo in 2020?)This will be BUTAOTOME’s first live of the year, and also the first one without Paprika.Youtube | Nicovideo And that’s all for… Read more »